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Devils Child

Jan 22, 2013, 02:35 pm Last Edit: Jan 22, 2013, 02:37 pm by DevilsChild Reason: 1
Hello,

I was wondering if you could connect a USB hub to the Arduino Due in order to connect more than once device. Will that work? I guess it will not work since the Arduino would have to handle the hub drivers. On the other hand I guess it could work as a USB hub is a generic device.

Anyone tried? Any ideas?

Greetings.

stimmer

I just tried this with the MouseController example. It did not work when the mouse was connected through a hub. It only worked when the mouse was connected directly. It also didn't work with a wireless mouse/keyboard dongle connected directly (which is internally configured as a hub).

djjoshuad

The USB Host library technically does support hubs, but I'm not sure that the mouse/keyboard examples and libraries do.

Devils Child

Okay. Thanks guys for your answers. Now I know what to connect :)

spencoid

i had no problem with the mouse example and a perixx wireless mouse. i was actually surprised that it worked. i guess this mouse is more generic than others. $12 from Amazon and a great mouse for the price http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0067A846Y/ref=oh_details_o01_s00_i00

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